Theodor W. Adorno Quote
So the experience of death is turned into that of the exchange of functionaries, and anything in the natural relationship to death that is not wholly absorbed into the social one is turned over to hygiene. In being seen as no more than the exit of a living creature from the social combine, death has been domesticated: dying merely confirms the absolute irrelevance of the natural organism in face of the social absolute.
Can One Live After Auschwitz?: A Philosophical Reader (ed. Stanford University Press, 2003) - ISBN: 9780804731447